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CITES Secretary-General's welcoming remarks at the 29th Meeting of the CITES Animals Committee

 

Twenty-ninth meeting of the Animals Committee

Geneva (Switzerland), 18-22 July 2017

Opening Remarks

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

18 July 2017

 

Welcome to Geneva on this beautiful sunny day!

CITES Animals and Plants Committee Meetings attract record turnout of the world’s scientific experts

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Information kit for AC29 and PC23

EU contributes 8 million Euro to support the CITES tree species programme and the protection of African elephants

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Russian Federation to host the 70th meeting of CITES Standing Committee in Sochi in October 2018

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Russian Federation to host the 70th meeting of CITES Standing Committee
in Sochi in October 2018

 

African and Asia-Pacific countries brought together to strengthen and harmonize wildlife laws

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CITES welcomes G20 leaders’ Declaration on combating corruption related to illegal trade in wildlife

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CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the World Economic Forum - Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2017 - Dalian, China

World Economic Forum 

Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2017 

Dalian, China, 28 June 

New Funds from France and Monaco to boost global alliance’s frontline efforts to combat wildlife crime

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The world needs wildlife tourism. But that won't work without wildlife (External link)

Wildlife-based tourism is growing rapidly worldwide as the number of tourists continues to grow and as we, as travellers, seek out new and more enriching personal experiences with local cultures and wildlife. 

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